Re: TW's who write fiction

Subject: Re: TW's who write fiction
From: "Maggie Secara" <maggiros -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 10:48:57 PDT

X-OriginalArrivalTime: 25 Sep 2000 17:48:57.0757 (UTC) FILETIME=[E1374CD0:01C02718]

Vonnegut once said that Science Fiction was a drawer he wouldn't mind being filed in, if it weren't so often mistaken for a urinal.


From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
Reply-To: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
CC: 'Tech Writer' <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Subject: Re: TW's who write fiction
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 09:35:38 -0700

"Parker, Kami {16-1~Indianapolis}" wrote:

> I'll concede that being a Hoosier
> makes me somewhat biased but our native son, Kurt Vonnegut, was also a
> technical writer for GE and interestingly enough a salesman for a Saab
> dealership in his pre-Kilgore Trout lives. Arguably, he does have some
> sci-fi tendencies but I wouldn't necessarily classify him in that genre.
>

Vonnegut himself has done his best to distance himself from his
origins.
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